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McDowell County Emergency Management
Sunday December 9th, 2018 :: 03:10 p.m. EST

Advisory

Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 2pm Monday. Click link for the latest forecast info.

WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation. Lingering light snow, sleet,
and freezing rain will transition back to snow showers and sleet
overnight. An additional 2 to 4 inches of snow and sleet will 
be possible overnight in the mountains, with an inch or less 
across the foothills. Up to a tenth of an inch of ice from 
freezing rain is possible early. Winds may gust to 20 to 30 mph 
at times.

* WHERE...The northern mountains and foothills, and the northwest
Piedmont, of western North Carolina.

* WHEN...Until 2 PM EST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heavy wet snow showers, sleet, and light
icing, along with gusty winds, will result in numerous
additional power outages. Travel could remain nearly impossible.
The hazardous conditions will continue to impact the morning 
commute on Monday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Address/Location
McDowell County Emergency Management
41 S Garden St
Marion, NC 28752

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-652-3241

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